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Melissa Turtinen - MN State Fair 2021

Stronger final weekend, but total State Fair attendance down 36%

Overall attendance just eked past 1.3 million, the lowest attendance since 1977.

Melissa Turtinen - Minnesota State Fair 2021

Will MN State Fair attendance pick up for the final weekend?

Attendance has been below 90,000 five times this year — figures not seen in the past decade.

Melissa Turtinen - Minnesota State Fair

At the midway point, how is MN State Fair attendance stacking up?

Here's a look at how this year's numbers compare to the four most recent fairs.

Melissa Turtinen - Minnesota State Fair 2021

2021 MN State Fair passes half a million guests in 5 days

This comes after Monday's attendance total wasn't far off from the 2019 number.

Melissa Turtinen - MN State Fair 2021

State Fair posts busiest day of 2021, but attendance remains low

Overall attendance so far is 60-70% of the numbers seen from 2016-19.

Minnesota State Fair - main gate day 2021

MN State Fair sees sharp drop in attendance for opening day

The 2021 figure was less than half of opening day attendance in 2019.